Six people charged in connection with Silverstone track invasion
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Six people have been charged in connection with the track invasion at the beginning of the 2022 Formula 1 British Grand Prix race in Silverstone.
David Baldwin, 46, of Stonesfield, Witney, Emily Brocklebank, 24, of, Yeadon, Leeds, Alasdair Gibson, 21, of no fixed abode, Louis McKechnie, 21, of London, Bethany Mogie, 40, of St Albans, Hertfordshire, and Joshua Smith, 28, of Manchester, have all been charged with conspiracy to cause public nuisance.
The charges relate to the incident after the red flag when a group of people entered the track during the race in possession of glue.
All six appeared at Northampton Magistrates’ Court today (July 5) with Baldwin, Brocklebank, Gibson and Mogie released on bail ahead of their next appearance at Northampton Crown Court on August 19, 2022.
Smith and McKechnie were remanded into custody pending their next appearance, also at Northampton Crown Court on August 19, 2022.
A 43-year-old man who was also arrested in connection with the incident has been released under investigation pending further inquiries.